BA in Business Economics is a 3-year undergraduate Commerce course divided across 6 semesters. Business Economics is a career-oriented discipline of Applied Economics.
Students enrolled to the course are imparted specialized academic training in marketing and communication, besides a session of corporate summer training for about 8 weeks, for a better understanding of business environment and real organizational problems.
Some of the institutes that offer the course in India are listed here:
Some of the top entrance tests conducted for admission to the course in India are:
The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing the course is a 10+2 or equivalent qualification in any stream, from a recognized educational Board, with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam, or merit obtained in the last qualifying exam.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 2,000 to 5 lacs for a span of 3 years.
Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 4 to 10 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.
Such graduates are hired in capacities such as:
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course:
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2 in any stream|
|Admission Process||based on entrance exam|
|Course Fee||INR 2,000 to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 4 to 10 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Amul Asian, Paints Aircel (Dishnet Wireless Ltd.), Aviva Life Insurance, Bharti Airtel Ltd., HUL, HCL Infosystems Ltd., Indian Oiltanking, ITC Ltd., IDBI Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd., IOCL, Jindal Mud Logging Co., Kotak Mahindra, Finance Karvy Consultants Ltd., Modi Xerox Nestle India Ltd., National Informatics Centre (NIC), North-Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (NEDFI), OIL, ONGCL, PepsiCo, Reliance Energy, Schlumberger, Reliance Telecom, SBI, Tata Motors, Wipro BPO, AUIIP, ASTEC, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Colleges & Universities, Insurance Companies, Consultancy Services, Banking Sector, Stock Markets, Financing Sector, Corporate Sector, Research and Business Development Hubs, and such.|
|Job Positions||Consultant, Teacher, Customer Service Associate, Personnel Manager, Assistant Professor, Teacher & Lecturer, Tele-caller, Medical Economics Manager, Business Analyst, Business Analyst, Teacher & Tutor, Business Economics Associate, Economics Business Manager, Business Planning & Finance Analyst, Business Development Executive, among others.|
Business Economics essentially focuses on business enterprises and their relationships with the product, capital, and labor market. Subjects of study within this course’s curriculum include:
Business analysis, microeconomics, macroeconomics.
Ideal candidates for the course would possess a compelling and convincing personality, excellent communication and relational abilities, numerical skills, and the capacity to look into, translate, and utilize business and financial information and data.
Such candidates would be proficient at taking initiative, and managing time, projects, and resources, besides having sound, logical decision-making skills.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course:
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Lady Shri Ram College For Women||New Delhi||INR 16,390 (course)|
|Loyola College||Chennai||INR 4,614 (course)|
|Christ University||Bangalore||INR 56,667 (course)|
|Miranda House College||New Delhi||INR 12,160 (course)|
|Presidency College||Chennai||INR 1,245 (course)|
|Madras Christian College||Chennai||INR 18,719 (course)|
|Hindu College||New Delhi||INR 14,333 (course)|
|Hans Raj College||New Delhi||INR 14,333 (course)|
|Fergusson College||Pune||INR 2,687 (course)|
|Ramjas College||New Delhi||INR 9,712 (course)|
|Jesus And Mary College||New Delhi||INR 12,977 (course)|
|Presidency University||Kolkata||INR 3,700 (course)|
|Jai Hind College||Mumbai||INR 4,262 (course)|
|Gargi College||New Delhi||INR 8,005 (course)|
|Sri Venkateswara College||New Delhi||INR 9,590 (course)|
|Delhi College of Arts and Commerce||New Delhi||INR 9,120 (course)|
|St Xavier's College||Ahmedabad||INR 4,740 (course)|
|St. Xavier's College||Kolkata||INR 25,700 (course)|
|St Andrew's College of Arts Science and Commerce||Mumbai||INR 5,263 (course)|
|Maharaja Agrasen College||New Delhi||INR 10,000 (course)|
|St. Mira's College for Girls||Pune||INR 1,400 (course)|
|Lady Brabourne College||Kolkata||INR 3,509 (course)|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course:
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.
Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course:
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here:
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Economics of Firm Strategy||Economics of Firm Strategy|
|Economics of Money and Banking||Economics of Money and Banking|
|Managerial Economics||Basic Financial Accounting|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Entrepreneurial Development I||Entrepreneurial Development II|
|Statistics for Business Analysis I||Statistics for Business Analysis II|
|Marketing I||Marketing II|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Macro Economics I||Macro Economics II|
|Fiscal Economics I||Fiscal Economics II|
|International Economics I||International Economics II|
|Indian Economy and Economic Reforms||Human Resource Development II|
|Human Resource Development I||Financial Markets|
|Human Resource Development Paper I & II and Financial Markets.|
Due to the widespread application of economics in various sectors, such graduates are employed across a diverse range of areas, such as transport, manufacturing, communications, insurance, banking, investment, and retailing industries.
Employment prospects for such professionals also abound across government jobs, journalism, administration, sales, finance, investment banking, and venture capital.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions:
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Teacher||Teachers prepare and impart lessons and instruction to the class, track and assess students’ progress, and take tests and evaluate performance.||3,01,462|
|Professor||Professors teach students in a wide range of disciplines at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct.||9,13,657|
|Content Editor||Content Editors are in charge of all parts of written content, including improvement, outline, creation, introduction, assessment, and investigation, to give some examples.||3,72,593|
|Business Analyst||Business Analysts prepare specialized solutions for business issues, for the purpose of propelling an organization's business endeavors, starting with identifying, breaking down, and required action plans.||5,84,753|